General description of Bengal
When working on the breed, the main emphasis was placed on the similarity of bengals with their wild ancestors, but friendly and gentle, like domestic cats. Therefore, any description of…

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Interesting facts about Bengal cats
Bengal cat is one of the most expensive breeds in the world. However, their cost is fully justified, since these animals have a unique genetic inheritance, a unique and kind…

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Phasing in Bengal kittens
Phasing (from the English Fuzzy "obscure, shaded") is a phenomenon inherited by Bengal cats from wild ancestors - Asian leopard cats (ALC) and appears in Bengal kittens regardless of the…

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About some new color subspecies

Snow color has a wide color range with the base close to white, light gray shades. These bengals are classified as links, mink, sepia. These are not albinos – how often bengals have completely unpainted kittens, while there are no official statistics.

Color Links Bengals

The coal color, which does not yet have its own standard, is interesting in a bright and clearly outlined black pattern. There are practically no blurry spots in the patterns; they stand out distinctly against the pale background of the body.

The color of the melanist is the darkest of all bengals in terms of background color, since the chocolate base darkened to black. This Bengal color is recognized as extremely spectacular, for which Bengal cats of this color are valued expensively. Continue reading

The Origin of Bengal Cats: A Complicated History of Domestic Mini Leopards

Its name, as well as genes, the modern elite breed of Bengal domestic cats is obliged to the wild leopard Asian cat Prionailurus (Felis) bengalensis from the subfamily of small cats. The natural habitat is very wide: forests and the plains of India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Burma, Vietnam, Thailand, the Philippines, Malaysia. It is found spotted wild in Indonesia, China, found in the Ussuri taiga in Russia. The ancestor of modern bengals is a wild, shy, cautious forest animal, which has a magnificent bright color and a unique radiance of luxurious wool. As a result of targeted selection, the species acquired the features of an affectionate pet. An amazing history of origin, the entire short pedigree of this breed deserves special attention. Continue reading

Hereditary blindness in bengal cats
Genetic blindness is a disease that is common in many mammals. Some of its forms are considered congenital and appear immediately, while others develop with age. Gradually progressive blindness affects…

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Difficulties in creating a Bengal breed
Since not only different species of the feline family were used to obtain the first hybrids, but even different subfamilies, the genotypes of which are somewhat different from each other,…

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What are the harnesses and collars
Collars are purchased for various purposes - medical and prophylactic and for walking, decorative for aesthetic purposes, and informational - so that the lost animal is back at home. Now…

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Difficulties in creating a Bengal breed
Since not only different species of the feline family were used to obtain the first hybrids, but even different subfamilies, the genotypes of which are somewhat different from each other,…

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